flash drive

flash drive
flash drive noun (computing)
A portable storage device that can be connected to a computer through a serial port
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flash drive UK US noun [countable] [singular flash drive plural flash drives] computing
a small plastic disk drive that stores information and that you can carry around with you. You connect the flash drive to a computer when you want to use the information.
Thesaurus: computer memory and data storage deviceshyponym

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n. Computing a data storage device containing flash memory that has no moving parts and does not need batteries or a power supply. Also see USB flash drive

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ˈflash drive 8 [flash drive] (also USˈB drive, ˈpen drive) (NAmE also ˈthumb drive) noun (computing)
a small memory device that can be used to store data from a computer and to move it from one computer to another
Syn: memory stick

Insert the flash drive into the USB port.

The flash drive is compatible with all notebook PCs running Windows.

See also:USB drive pen drive thumb drive

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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